Process Development Sr Associate

Thousand Oaks, CA
Jul 14, 2021
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time


Youve earned your degree. How will you use that achievement to reach your goals? Do more with the knowledge youve worked hard to acquire and the passion you already have. At Amgen, our shared missionto serve patientsdrives all that we do. It is key to our becoming one of the worlds leading biotechnology companies, reaching over 10 million patients worldwide. Become the professional you are meant to be in this meaningful role.

Process Development, Senior Associate


What you will do

Lets do this! Lets change the world!

Job Description

Amgen is searching for a Sr. Associate to function as a member of a parenteral drug product and aseptic fill finish process development team. This role will be based on our main campus in Thousand Oaks, CA. The Sr. Associate is responsible for assisting in the deployment and integration of information system (IS) technologies for drug product process development operations as the organization advances its digital landscape. Such information system and management technologies include:

Product lifecycle management software

Electronic lab notebook software

Data integration/analysis software using big data technology

This role provides development opportunities in the following areas:

Dynamic, matrixed organization and collaboration the Sr. Associate collaborate with a broad array of partners on a routine basis, providing visibility to those other areas of the business and how these functions work together to meet organizational goals.

Operational efficiency and business skills application this role provides an opportunity to apply core technical skills to Amgens process development operations.

Data integration development accessing and providing visibility to electronic data to drive business improvement and productivity. This aspect of the role would be collaborating with partner functions to enable new ways of data presentation across the process development organization

In this role, the Sr Associate also:

Serves as a liaison between the process development business community and the IS organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet end user needs of scientists and engineers.

Analyzes business partners operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions.

Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new IS technology deployment.

Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the process development organization and manages changes to such specifications.

Use knowledge of technological trends to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprises competitive edge.

Serves as an integration lead to foster adoption of IS technologies by the process development organization including the creation of training materials and instructional courses.

Provides hypercare support to staff in the process development organization as it relates to using IS software and technologies.

Travel both internationally and domestically 10%


What we expect of you

We are all different, yet we all use our unique contributions to serve patients. The vital attribute professional we seek will have these qualifications.

Basic Qualifications

Masters degree


Bachelors degree and 2 years of Scientific or Operations experience


Associate degree and 6 years of Scientific or Operations experience


High school diploma / GED and 8 years of Scientific or Operations experience

Preferred Qualifications

Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IS organizations systems and capabilities

Experience in a role that requires influencing cross functional groups to achieve results

Experience with MiniTab, JMP, Tibco Spotfire, or other data analysis software

Experience with big data technology such as Amazon Cloud Services

Experience with product life-cycle management software such as Oracle Agile

Highly proficient in presentation skills and the ability to draft training documents


Some of the vast rewards of working here

As we work to develop treatments that take care of others, so we work to care for our teammates professional and personal growth and well-being.

  • Full support and career-development resources to expand your skills, enhance your expertise, and maximize your potential along your career journey

  • A diverse and inclusive community of belonging, where teammates are empowered to bring ideas to the table and act

  • Generous Total Rewards Plancomprising health, finance and wealth, work/life balance, and career benefitswith compensation and benefits rated above 4 stars (out of 5) on Glassdoor

Apply now for a career that defies imagination

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We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.

Join Us

If you're seeking a career where you can truly make a difference in the lives of others, a career where you can work at the absolute forefront of biotechnology with the top minds in the field, you'll find it at Amgen.

Amgen, a biotechnology pioneer, discovers, develops and delivers innovative human therapeutics. Our medicines have helped millions of patients in the fight against cancer, kidney disease, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious illnesses.

As an organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for people around the world, Amgen fosters an inclusive environment of diverse, ethical, committed and highly accomplished people who respect each other but compete intensely to win. Together, we live the Amgen values as we continue advancing science to serve patients.

Amgen is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.